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Demin/Remin: The Ever Evolving Cycle in the Oral Cavity
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“Smart” Dental Sealants: Innovative Technology Updating a Preventive Staple
Upcoming Live Webinar Schedule - Earn Interactive CEU

Less Trauma with Tooth Extractions
Presenter: Dr. Todd Engel
Sponsor: ACTEON
Mon  11/19/18    7:00 PM ET    4:00 PM PT
Tue  11/20/18    0:00 AM UTC
CE Credits: 1 Interactive CEU
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This CE webinar is an overview for the practitioner who would like to further understand and learn minimally traumatic tooth extraction techniques and alveolar ridge preservation procedures. Participants will learn techniques to preserve the original bone volume during and after the tooth extraction in order to minimize and prevent the necessity for more complex procedures.


From Diagnostics to Access to Restoration: The Best Clinical Tips for Successful Endodontic Outcomes Part 2
Presenter: Dr. Joseph Chikvashvili
Sponsor: Roydent
Mon  11/19/18    8:15 PM ET    5:15 PM PT
Tue  11/20/18    1:15 AM UTC
CE Credits: 1 Interactive CEU
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Upon completion of this CE webinar, the student will • better utilize the tools we have to diagnose disease • understand what is involved in properly diagnosing endodontic problems • learn how to improve access to retain more tooth structure • learn about proper instrumentation • understand why it’s important to restore teeth properly


Ensuring Structural Integrity During Restorative Treatment – This is the Core Issue!
Presenter: Dr. Marian Fanica
Sponsor: Centrix
Tue  11/20/18    7:00 PM ET    4:00 PM PT
Wed  11/21/18    0:00 AM UTC
CE Credits: 1 Interactive CEU
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As part of restoring broken down teeth, it is important to place a post-and-core buildup on the remaining tooth structure prior to placing the final restoration. This CE webinar will discuss techniques and new materials used in core restorative approaches. Dr. Fanica will discuss best practices (materials and clinical techniques) related to the chairside fabrication of structurally sound restorations, including bonded post-and-core buildup.


The Dental Hygienist's Insurance Field Guide
Presenter: Teresa Duncan, MS
Sponsor: Philips Oral Healthcare
Tue  11/20/18    8:15 PM ET    5:15 PM PT
Wed  11/21/18    1:15 AM UTC
CE Credits: 1 Interactive CEU
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What does today's clinician need to know about benefits and reimbursement? If your first instinct is to run screaming, we understand! Our patients are concerned with their benefits - that means we should be as well. The discussion will apply to all office and team sizes. As your practice grows the need for consistent communication becomes paramount. This CE webinar will focus on the most commonly asked questions regarding periodontal care and benefits including D4341 and D4346.


Just a Drop Will Do!
Presenter: Kim Miller, RDH, BSDH
Sponsor: SDI
Mon  11/26/18    7:00 PM ET    4:00 PM PT
Tue  11/27/18    0:00 AM UTC
CE Credits: 1 Interactive CEU
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Silver Diamine Fluoride! What is it? How does it work? What are the benefits and the precautions? If you are asking yourself these questions, you are not alone. This CE webinar will explore the answers to these questions and along the way, we will uncover ways we can improve the lives of our most vulnerable patients through education, intervention and implementation of Silver Diamine Fluoride.


Health Beyond the Teeth: The Time is Now!
Presenter: Doug Thompson, D.D.S.
Sponsor: Sunstar
Tue  11/27/18    7:00 PM ET    4:00 PM PT
Wed  11/28/18    0:00 AM UTC
CE Credits: 1 Interactive CEU
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During this CE webinar, attendees will learn: • That salivary or molecular diagnostics can assist in periodontal disease management. • How inflammation generated from oral conditions associates with the vascular disease process as well as other systemic risks. • That augmenting, or rebranding, a traditional reparative/restorative dental practice is possible with awareness about how oral health issues contribute to total body wellness. • How our periodontal therapy teams are on the front lines of this movement.


My Evaluation of the Innovative DEXIS™ Titanium Intraoral Sensor by KaVo™ and Its SMART Technology
Presenter: Parag Kachalia, D.D.S.
Sponsor: DEXIS
Tue  11/27/18    8:15 PM ET    5:15 PM PT
Wed  11/28/18    1:15 AM UTC
CE Credits: 0 Interactive CEU
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NOT FOR CE CREDIT In this webinar, Dr. Parag Kachalia will share his insights into the DEXIS Titanium intraoral sensor. From its distinctly engineered construction to SMART technologies, he will discuss clinical features that help deliver high quality care and investment aspects that can affect the practice’s productivity.


Don’t Sleep On GIs: How Glass Ionomer Can Benefit Your Patients and Practice
Presenter: Joshua Austin, DDS, MAGD
Sponsor: GC America
Wed  11/28/18    7:00 PM ET    4:00 PM PT
Thu  11/29/18    0:00 AM UTC
CE Credits: 1 Interactive CEU
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During this CE webinar, we will: • Discuss the best applications for glass ionomer in a restorative practice • Review the advantages of using glass ionomer as a direct restorative material • Instruct on technique and directions for use of some popular glass ionomer restoratives


New Innovations in Navigating Root Canals Using the Latest Apex Locators and Endo Motors
Presenter: Aaron Welk, DMD
Sponsor: J Morita
Wed  11/28/18    8:15 PM ET    5:15 PM PT
Thu  11/29/18    1:15 AM UTC
CE Credits: 1 Interactive CEU
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Few areas in dentistry have seen more technological advancements in the past 25 year than in endodontics. Rotary instrumentation and length determination using electronic apex locators are part of this arena. New endo motors with apex locator is one of the latest technological advancements that streamlines chairside efficiency. These cordless handpieces incorporate new technology that help to improve the efficiency and predictability of contemporary root canal procedures. This CE webinar will review these features and strategies to approaching clinical cases while using this new endodontic rotary technology.


Impression Materials, Techniques, and Laboratory Tips
Presenter: Dr. Anthony Deliberato and James Angelone
Sponsor: Kettenbach
Thu  11/29/18    8:15 PM ET    5:15 PM PT
Fri  11/30/18    1:15 AM UTC
CE Credits: 1 Interactive CEU
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In this CE webinar, we will review the different types of dental impression materials and demonstrate the various techniques that can be utilized to fabricate an accurate removable prosthesis or fixed restoration.


Hassle Free Cementation - Predictable Bonding Protocols for Every Surface
Presenter: Dr. Ronaldo Nunez
Sponsor: Bisco
Mon  12/3/18    7:00 PM ET    4:00 PM PT
Tue  12/4/18    0:00 AM UTC
CE Credits: 1 Interactive CEU
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Etchable ceramic restorations (feldspathic and lithium disilicate, etc.) are the best options in order to achieve proper anatomy, function, and esthetics. Nevertheless, they require a thorough bonding protocol in order to achieve a solid cementation procedure. This CE webinar will cover the protocols on how to bond to the ceramic surface as well as the tooth surface. Current materials used, which ones are more effective and which ones should be avoided.


Restoring and Treating the Worn Dentition in the Aging Population
Presenter: Dr. Stace Lind
Sponsor: Clinician's Choice
Tue  12/4/18    8:15 PM ET    5:15 PM PT
Wed  12/5/18    1:15 AM UTC
CE Credits: 1 Interactive CEU
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We have more people living longer, and keeping more teeth which are wearing away. In essence people desiring to stay and look young while their teeth are prematurely aging! In this CE webinar, we will address a few causes but in the hour available we will mostly spend time on how we can re-establish the vertical opening, lip support, and general function in a very cost effective way. Looking at the best materials, techniques, and tips for delivering this wonderful service to our patients.


Personality Differences….Plus or Problem?
Presenter: Sally McKenzie
Sponsor: Practice Management
Wed  12/5/18    7:00 PM ET    4:00 PM PT
Thu  12/6/18    0:00 AM UTC
CE Credits: 1 Interactive CEU
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Very few dentists would say they entered the field because their number one desire in life was to spend day-after-day talking to people. Even fewer would say they got into the profession because they wanted to be in charge of a dozen staff, or selling cases, or dealing with an unhappy patient now and then. Personality conflicts can metamorphous into all out wars leaving collateral damage. Learn how to maximize your personality strengths and address the weaknesses.


Digital Dentures - Is This Process Right for Me?
Presenter: Dr. Frank Lauciello
Sponsor: Ivoclar Vivadent
Thu  12/6/18    7:00 PM ET    4:00 PM PT
Fri  12/7/18    0:00 AM UTC
CE Credits: 1 Interactive CEU
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This CE webinar will briefly describe the advantages of digital technology for removable restorations and several workflow options that are currently available. In particular the 'Three Appointment Workflow" will be outlined and suggested as an excellent transition from analog to digital dentures. This workflow mirrors many of the familiar procedures and utilizes digital technology to greatly accelerate and simplify several of the clinical appointments.


Extractions Simplified
Presenter: Dr. Isaac Tawil
Sponsor: Integrated Dental Systems
Thu  12/6/18    8:15 PM ET    5:15 PM PT
Fri  12/7/18    1:15 AM UTC
CE Credits: 1 Interactive CEU
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This CE webinar will give an overview of the tools needed to complete atraumatic extraction, socket preservation and guided bone regeneration. It will cover the biology of wound healing, surgical techniques and platelet rich fibrin. This course presents the protocols for atraumatic tooth removal and ridge preservation.


The Truth About Bulk Fills: When, How, and Why
Presenter: Courtney Lavigne, DMD, FAGD
Sponsor: Kerr Restorative
Mon  12/10/18    7:00 PM ET    4:00 PM PT
Tue  12/11/18    0:00 AM UTC
CE Credits: 1 Interactive CEU
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This CE webinar will walk you through the composition of bulk fill composites on the market today and compare them to traditional composites. Dr. Lavigne will show examples of when she uses bulk fill, how bulk fills differ from each other, and discuss limitations she has encountered.


Bullet Proof Recommendations for Successful Composite Restorations
Presenter: Mario Romero, DDS
Sponsor: COLTENE
Tue  12/11/18    8:15 PM ET    5:15 PM PT
Wed  12/12/18    1:15 AM UTC
CE Credits: 1 Interactive CEU
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It is important for us to understand that every clinical step counts when it comes to achieving beautiful life like direct composite restorations. Upon completion of this CE webinar, the student will be able to: • Implement the use of ideal isolation techniques • Understand the bonding protocols available today • Become familiar with recommended composite build-up techniques


Resin Infiltration: A Minimally Invasive Treatment Option for Enamel Caries and Cosmetic Defects
Presenter: Dr. Jeanette MacLean
Sponsor: DMG America
Wed  12/12/18    7:00 PM ET    4:00 PM PT
Thu  12/13/18    0:00 AM UTC
CE Credits: 1 Interactive CEU
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In this CE webinar, Dr. Jeanette MacLean, an advocate for minimally invasive dentistry, will teach you about resin infiltration. Resin infiltration can arrest incipient carious lesions as well as improve or even completely reverse the appearance of congenital enamel defects and white spot lesions while preserving tooth structure and repairing the patient’s natural enamel.


Commonly Confused and Clinically Misused Restorative Materials
Presenter: Sam Simos, D.D.S.
Sponsor: VOCO America
Thu  12/13/18    8:30 PM ET    5:30 PM PT
Fri  12/14/18    1:30 AM UTC
CE Credits: 1 Interactive CEU
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When it comes to making material decisions chairside, clinicians, instead of having a number of materials at their disposal for differing clinical situations, often just have one material in each category to fall back on, leaving them with the ‘I use it because I have always used it’ philosophy. Today, in order for materials to work they need to be used properly and in the correct clinical situation. This CE webinar will explore commonly confused and clinically misused classes of materials. It will give the participant a clear understanding of how and when to use the appropriate material.


One and Done: A Universal Composite for the Restorative Dentist
Presenter: Dr. Miles Cone
Sponsor: GC America
Wed  12/19/18    7:00 PM ET    4:00 PM PT
Thu  12/20/18    0:00 AM UTC
CE Credits: 1 Interactive CEU
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This 1 hour CE webinar will examine the next generation of flowable composite resins that can be utilized in a variety of ways to benefit the aesthetic dental practitioner. Practical tips and technique protocols will be discussed to facilitate the immediate incorporation of these materials into everyday practice.


Increasing Positive Outcomes for Light Cured Direct Composite Restorations
Presenter: Dr. Jeff Horowitz
Sponsor: GC America
Thu  12/20/18    7:00 PM ET    4:00 PM PT
Fri  12/21/18    0:00 AM UTC
CE Credits: 1 Interactive CEU
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Light-cured direct composite restorations account for a great deal of the production in many restorative dental practices. The use of bulk-fill light cured materials have helped improve efficiency. Careful attention must still be given in order to prevent errors that can ultimately compromise the longevity of these restorations. This CE webinar will explore material and technique choices with regard to light-cured bulk-fill resins and focus on specific practices to increase predictability for the practitioner and patient alike.


The Art and Science of Biologic and Biomimetic Approaches in Restorative Dentistry
Presenter: Gerald Curatola, D.D.S.
Sponsor: VOCO America
Wed  1/16/19    8:30 PM ET    5:30 PM PT
Thu  1/17/19    1:30 AM UTC
CE Credits: 1 Interactive CEU
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This CE webinar will look at the philosophy of both biologic dentistry, which seeks to offer patients the most biocompatible restorative materials, and biomimetic dentistry, a type of tooth-conserving dentistry that treats weak, fractured, and decayed teeth in a way that keeps them strong and sealed from bacterial invasion.


The Buried Treasure of Unscheduled Treatment
Presenter: Sally McKenzie
Sponsor: Practice Management
Wed  2/6/19    7:00 PM ET    4:00 PM PT
Thu  2/7/19    0:00 AM UTC
CE Credits: 1 Interactive CEU
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Discover how tens of thousands of dollars never get transferred from your practice management software to your checking account. Learn how lack of systems and accountability contribute to burying your treasure!


RMGI Cements & Restorative Materials, Our Best Friends!
Presenter: Dr. Jose-Luis Ruiz
Sponsor: VOCO America
Wed  2/27/19    8:30 PM ET    5:30 PM PT
Thu  2/28/19    1:30 AM UTC
CE Credits: 1 Interactive CEU
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In this CE webinar, we will review what Resin Modified Glass Ionomers (RMGIs) are and why they should always be part of the modern dentist armamentarium. When isolation is near impossible, nothing will help contribute to success more than our old friends, the RMGIs.


Increasing Positive Outcomes with Milled Restorative Techniques
Presenter: Dr. Jeff Horowitz
Sponsor: VOCO America
Tue  3/26/19    8:30 PM ET    5:30 PM PT
Wed  3/27/19    0:30 AM UTC
CE Credits: 1 Interactive CEU
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Current milling technologies and materials have made indirect restorations more accessible to the dental practitioner. With many choices available, clinicians must first decide if an indirect procedure is indicated, and if so, which material is best suited for a specific application. This CE webinar will review the indications for indirect milled restorations with a focus on milled nano-hybrid onlays and crowns.


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